Eli E. Hertz – Islam’s Tenuous Connection to Jerusalem

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Despite 1,300 years of Muslim Arab rule, Jerusalem was never the capital of an Arab entity. Oddly, the PLO’s National Covenant, written in 1964, never mentioned Jerusalem. Only after Israel regained control of the entire city did the PLO “update” its Covenant to include Jerusalem.

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Israel Seen – iSyndrome – short film

Israel Seen - iSyndrome - short film    Young Israeli filmmaker uses Indiegogo to raise funds for consciousness raising film; Hollywood celebrities collaborate in the non-political project.

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Jack Cohen – The Amazing Creation of Israel

Jack Cohen - The Amazing Creation of Israel

Don Silverberg is a physician who gives enthusiastic and informative lectures at AACI Netanya about the history of Israel. His latest was entitled, “The amazing jig-saw puzzle that created Israel.”

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David Lawrence-Young – The Six Million Paper Clip Project

David Lawrence-Young - The Six Million Paper Clip Project

One month ago I returned home from a three week trip to the USA. The main reasons I had gone were to meet my publisher, in Fayeteville, North Carolina and to give a lecture about my historical novel, Six Million Accusers-Catching Adolf Eichmann. Thanks to the head-teacher, Kim Headrick, the lecture was given at Whitwell Middle School, Tennessee.

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Israel Seen – Dry Bones – Where are the Clothes

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Bassam Tawil – SHOCKING-Behind the French “Peace Initiative”

Bassam Tawil - SHOCKING-Behind the French "Peace Initiative"

Now where did that envelope of cash go…?
Joseph “Sepp” Blatter (R), then president of FIFA, is pictured patting his jacket pocket a moment after awarding the hosting of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar’s Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (L), on December 2, 2010. (Image source: PBS Newshour video screenshot)  Bassam Tawil – SHOCKING-Behind the French “Peace Initiative”

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Steve Kramer – ZEAL FOR THE DEAL

Steve Kramer - ZEAL FOR THE DEAL

The Obama administration and its negotiating partners will soon close a deal with Iran on the June 30 deadline, permitting Iran’s nuclear weapons program to proceed at full speed. But wait!

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This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel – June 28th 2015

This Weeks Sanity Report from Israel - June 28th 2015

Sharing a laugh. (Photo: Darryl Egnal)

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Jonathan Sacks – “Wars are won by weapons, but peace is won by ideas”

Jonathan Sacks - "Wars are won by weapons, but peace is won by ideas"

I was with the great scholar of Islam, Prof Bernard Lewis, in 2003 when someone asked him to predict what would happen in Iraq. His reply was memorable. He said, I am a historian, therefore I only make predictions about the past. What is more, I am a retired historian, so even my past is passé.

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David Bedein – Michael Oren, Profile in Courage

David Bedein - Michael Oren, Profile in Courage

I have been a vocal critic of Michael Oren, recently elected to the Israeli Knesset. I did not view Michael Oren as a man of principle.

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